Sherman Botts Will Present to Design-Build Institute of America


Sherman Botts (Construction - Kansas City) will serve as guest speaker and present "Risk Avoidance" to the Mid-America Region of the Design-Build Institute of America on February 9 in Overland Park, Kansas. His presentation will focus on risk avoidance issues that typically arise in contract negotiations and during the construction project. Additional focus will turn on key contract provisions in DBIA contracts, preserving claims (claim provisions and change order provisions), and the enforceability of liquidated damages/no damage for delay clauses.

Botts is the chair of the construction law department at Lathrop Gage. His practice focuses on litigation and transactional issues of importance to the construction client. Mr. Botts has recently been selected for the 2011 edition of Best Lawyers in America.

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A leading full-service law firm, Lathrop Gage LLP has 320 attorneys in 12 offices nationwide—from Los Angeles to New York. In 2010, Chambers USA ranked Lathrop Gage’s corporate, environmental, intellectual property, labor and employment, litigation, real estate, and transportation teams among the best in their regions.